Off Festival

From Tęskno to techno


Start out with a set of acoustic dreamscapes and top it off with an industrial techno whipping: jarring contrasts are the building blocks of our festival. Today we add seven new artists to the OFF Festival lineup. Tęskno Rare is the band whose name complements its music as perfectly as Tęskno, which is Polish for “wistfully.” They could also have settled for “blissfully” or “warmly.” ...

Jarvis Cocker and Distant Journeys


From Chicago’s clubs to the Icelandic wilderness and Polish roads: get ready for a trip around the world, all without leaving Katowice. Joining us will be Pablopavo i Ludziki, EABS feat. Tenderlonious, Hania Rani, Honey Dijon, Soccer Mommy, and P.Unity. What’s more, we’ll welcome one of Britain’s most important alternative artists, Jarvis Cocker. Jarvis Cocker introducing JARV ...

Foals and Stereolab join the lineup


Stereolab, representing Britain’s illustrious musical past, its equally excellent present in the form of Foals, and Octavian, its bright future. These are just a few of the acts joining the OFF Festival lineup today. Get ready for the usual eclectic range: everything from folk music to cosmic metal. Foals One of Britain’s premiere indie-rock acts, the missing link between ...

Suede to Headline the OFF Festival!


Suede, one of the most important guitar bands of the 90s, is coming to the OFF Festival on the heels of their excellent album The Blue Hour. They’re joined by the Masecki Jazz Trio, playing music from the Cold War soundtrack and more, and Polish punk legends Dezerter, performing their cult debut record. And get ready for more metal, soul, rap, synth-pop and the best in music ...

OFF Festival Katowice 2019: The Power of the Individual


From Aldous Harding and Neneh Cherry to Electric Wizard and Lotic: Endless Power: As always, individuals, talented madmen, and creative outsiders are the driving force behind the OFF Festival. Aldous Harding This is an invitation to a party. But Harding’s Party, one of the most beautiful and riveting albums of 2017, is more of a folk-tuned meditation than a crazy night of dancing. It’s an ...

OFF Festival Katowice 2019: There’s romance, noise, dancing, and outer space — Let the countdown to August begin!


With a name like the OFF Festival, we know we’ve got a high bar to clear. So we’re pleased to announce the first batch of artists heading our way next year. They’ll charm you, shock you and enthrall you with their uncanny and unpopular music. Please welcome Daughters, The Gaslamp Killer, Perfect Son, Boogarins, Lebanon Hanover, and Bamba Pana & Makaveli. Daughters H.P. Lovecraft himself ...